For winter 2016-17 you could get £140 off your electricity, this is a one off discount usually from October to April. This won’t affect your Cold Weather Payment or Winter Fuel Payment.
You may also qualify if you use pre-pay or pay-as-you-go electricity meter.
Here are just some of the suppliers who are part of the warm home discount scheme:
For a full list of suppliers please visit www.gov.uk/the-warm-home-discount-scheme/eligibility.
For more information and to find out if you qualify please call Home Energy Scotland free on 0808 8082282.
Within our newsletter we hope that you will find useful contacts, information, dates for your diary and details of support available for Carers within Perth & Kinross and further afield.
The Scottish Government is currently designing a social security system ahead of powers being devolved over eleven benefits.